Posted on July 10th, 2014 by Mary Lord
Their human-powered helicopter hovered into the history books and won the American Helicopter Society’s $1 million Sikorsky prize. Now, a team of University of Toronto engineering students and graduates aims to design the world’s fastest human-powered bicycle.
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Posted on June 23rd, 2014 by Mary Lord
Count NASA engineers among the soccer fans following the 2014 World Cup tournament in Brazil this summer. They’re not only students of “the beautiful game” but also of technologies like the Brazuca football whose aerodynamic properties give players an edge.
Photo credit: NASA’s Ames Research Center
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